Pediatrics (MUHC)

The Department of Pediatrics would like to introduce our newest members, Drs. Vanessa Gadoury-Lévesque and Catherine Rich.

Dr. Vanessa Gadoury-Lévesque was appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Adolescent Medicine, starting July 2021.

I can’t express how excited I am to be coming back to the Montreal Children’s Hospital in a few months! I had the chance to be part of multiple great institutions in the past decade, but only the MCH have ever had this power of making me feel at home.

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Published on: 19 Feb 2021

The McGill University Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Student and Faculty Teaching Innovation Awards are in recognition of individuals who have developed and implemented innovative teaching strategies that are learning- and learner-focused.

The Inaugural Faculty Teaching Innovation Awards were awarded to:

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Published on: 8 Feb 2021

The Department of Pediatrics would like to introduce our newest member, Dr. Bayane Sabsabi, appointed an Assistant Professor in the Division of Neonatology (MCH).

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Published on: 1 Feb 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Robert Sternszus, Assistant Professor in the Division of General Pediatrics and Core Pediatrics Residency Program Director, was awarded the 2021 Certificate of Merit from the Canadian Association of Medical Education (CAME). The Certificate of Merit awards promotes, recognizes and rewards faculty committed to medical education in Canadian medical schools.

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Published on: 19 Jan 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Wissam Shalish, Assistant Professor, and his mentor Dr. Guilherme Sant’Anna, Associate Professor, an award for the project titled "Post-Extubation Assessment of Clinical Stability in Extremely Preterm Infants (PEACE)" from a career start up and mentorship program for young investigators from the Quebec Respiratory Health Research Network (QRHN)".

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Published on: 18 Jan 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Loydie Majewska, Associate Professor, and Dr. Guillaume Sebire, Professor, on receiving $50,000 grants from the RI-MUHC New Directions in Research (NDR) competition as outlined below:

Dr. Loydie Majewska for her project: "Uncovering the role of splicing factors mutated in human craniofacial defects during human neural crest cell differentiation"

Dr. Guillaume Sebire for his project: "Role of necroptosis in hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy - a novel neuroprotective approach."

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Published on: 18 Jan 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Marie Brossard-Racine, Associate Member in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, and Assistant Professor in the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, on receiving from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) a Tier II Canada Research Chair in Brain and Child Development.

Please visit Advances in Brain and Child Development (ABCD) Research Laboratory to learn more about Dr. Brossard-Racine's research.

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Published on: 23 Dec 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Pramod Puligandla, Professor in the Department of Pediatrics (Division of Pediatric Critical Medicine) and Department of Pediatric Surgery, on receiving from the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences the inaugural Program Director Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Please visit the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences' Health e-News for more on Dr. Puligandla's award.

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Published on: 23 Dec 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Myriam Srour, Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology, and Dr. Robert Koenekoop from the Department of Pediatric Surgery for their success as co-PIs on a grant entitled Neurodevelopmental basis of nervous system disorders (NeuroBasis) awarded by the Canadian Foundation for Innovation. The aim of their work will be to discover new mutations and new genes that cause neural and retinal degenerations in children suffering from inherited retinal dystrophies, pediatric seizures, autism and other disorders.

Classified as: pediatrics, Neurology
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Published on: 22 Dec 2020

Check out this clinical innovation from Departmental members Dr. Wissam Shalish and Dr. Guilherme Sant’Anna which was featured in a linked article this past week in La Presse.

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Published on: 22 Dec 2020

Dr. Ronald Gottesman, Wendy McDonald Chair in Pediatric Medical Education and Professor in the Department of Pediatrics (Division of Critical Care Medicine) is the recipient of 2020 Mentor of the Year award for Region 4. The award recognizes Fellows of the Royal College who have had a significant impact on the career development of students, residents or Fellows.

Please visit the Royal College Newsroom to read more on Dr. Gottesman's award.

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Published on: 21 Dec 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Franco Carnevale, Associate Member of the Department of Pediatrics (Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine), who was awarded the Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec (OIIQ) 2020 Badge of merit. The Badge of Merit is awarded annually by the OIIQ to one of its members whose actions have contributed to the advancement of nursing care.  It is the highest distinction awarded by the Order.

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Published on: 21 Dec 2020

Dr. Olivia Tse, Assistant Professor in the Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, was recently appointed as Assistant Dean, Resident Affairs, Postgraduate Medical Education, in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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Published on: 3 Dec 2020

Dr. Reza Alizadehfar, Associate Professor in the Division of Allergy, Immunology and Dermatology in the Department of Pediatrics, on receiving the national prestigious John Toogood Teaching Award from the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (CSACI).

The John Toogood Teaching Award is presented to a CSACI member in recognition of his or her exemplary teaching in the field of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. To be considered for this award, the candidate should be actively involved in teaching trainees and demonstrate excellence in teaching and mentoring.

Classified as: pediatrics, allergy, immunology
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Published on: 23 Nov 2020

The Department of Pediatrics would like to introduce our newest members, Dr. Laurence Chapuy and Dr. Naomi Goloff.

Dr. Laurence Chapuy was appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition.

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Published on: 20 Nov 2020

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